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1353629 43251501 730x486 Raspberri Pi gains support for Oracles Java

Raspberries don’t really go well with coffee, but somehow we think the Raspberry Pi gaining support for Oracle’s Java is a bit different. The company has added the official hard-float Oracle Java 7 JDK to its repository.

All future “Raspbian” images will ship with Oracle Java out of the box. Existing users can install it by typing in the following command:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install oracle-java7-jdk

The company says one of its longstanding goals has been for Raspberry Pi to ship with “a complete set of common programming languages” and Java was always a glaring omission from the list. Well, that’s fixed. Next!

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